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approach looking at the entire case and come up with some recommendations. >> could you give us a couple of areas that you see -- you are watching all this unfold -- that you think needs to change? >> first of all, having an uncontrolled spill at 5,000 feet below water was something that was new to us. most of our plans were developed for dealing with finite spills. you have a ship with a certain capacity. if it strikes a rock, there is a maximum amount of oil that will be discharged from that ship or a shore facility. you can supply the proper amount of equipment for that. we had something that was happening day after day. it was groundhog day force. everything seemed to be the same, except for when the weather and the kurds were different each day, pushing the oil in different directions. we had to be reactive to that. i think we learned a lot from that. it is difficult for a lot of people who are not familiar with the maritime environment where things are dynamic. they change from day to day. you have to have adaptable forces. that is one of the views about the fold -- the postcard. -
that understands the chamber of commerce point of view, which is the status quo has served us pretty well. host: if you want to hear more about it, go to their web site. there is an interactive map there for each state. thank you for being with us. that does it for today's "washington journal". we are back tomorrow and 7:00 a.m. eastern time. we have a show, we will take your telephone calls. we will talk with an assistant professor of economics at george washington university. she will break down the labor market for you. at 8:30, we will have brigadier general jeffrey smith joining us from kabul to talk about security transition in afghanistan. then we will turn our attention to the housing market. the "time" magazine front page cover story was re-thinking home ownership, why owning a home may no longer makes economic sense. the author of that report will be with us. thank you for watching today. we will be back tomorrow. . . [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] >> this one and c-span, "newsmakers," close guard, not a
gets under way 7:00 a.m. eastern time, 4:00 if you're joining us from the west coast. it is a back to workweek congress and an agenda that will be packed before members leave for the october campaign break. and colon will be joining us -- collin will be joining us. and he will be talking about efforts in iraq and negotiators in the middle east as secretary of state hillary clinton travels to the region this week. thanks for being with us on this sunday. enjoy the rest of your weekend. hope you have a great week ahead. . . investing. they haveotkyçz -- what we're trying to do, have the investment into a more o carrierringr >> the first order of business when they woman back next week. we hope it gets done quickly. then they have to think about what to do on the bush tax cuts. we understand that. hopefully we'll have some agreement on both of those issues, move swiftly. then they can turn to the president's proposals just made this week. but those proposals weren't made with a specific timeframe or calendar in mind. they're good policy, good proposals. if congress can't get to the
w. bush's administration. joining us this week is michael mundaca, assistant treasury secretary for tax policy. here to question him is kim dixon from reuters and martin vaughn from dow jones. >> michael, i want to start out by asking you about the proposals that the president put forward, the tax proposals to stimulate the economy. one of those was that he wanted to allow businesses to immediately write off 100% of their newly commit purchases in 2011, the aim being to free up cash to invest higher. what we're leading -- what we're hearing is that cash is not the problem. the issue right now is that folks are worried about the economy neck getting better, continuing continuing to stagnate or getting worse. in that light, how much good can you do by simply offering people a tax cuts if they are just worried about the economy not getting better? >> that is a good question. i think we need to put this in context. these are one not -- these are not one-of proposals. -- these are not one-off proposals. proposals. there has been made to states. these proposals now, these targeted pro
. can you tell us a little bit about how you are preparing for this or tamping down expectations whether the republicans can take control of the senate? >> people all around the country are very concerned because washington has not been listening. we have a government that spends too much, burroughs to much, and is growing bigger the day. and iscuh,uch,borrows's growing bigger every day. if you look at the polls around the country, if the election were today, we would do very well east to west. >> to do think the republicans will take over the senate? >> that is hard to tell. you write about this every day. there are a number of tossup races. but the enthusiasm and energy is clearly on the side of people who have a conservative approach of things. in america, that's as live within our means and not spend more than what we have. was balance our budgets. families have to do that. washington should do that. washington should do that. >> speaking of campaign promises and health care, republicans are talking about repealing the health care law. but until you have more republicans -- and to ha
guest is dr. gerard gioia, thank you very much for being with us. guest: you are very welcome. host: we will continue our conversations tomorrow morning as we do every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern time for our viewers in listeners on the east coast. taking a look at suburban voters in the upcoming elections, danielle pletka. we will speak to david armor about northern virginians schools. enjoy the rest of your weekend, i hope that you have a great week. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] ♪ . >> this week on wednesday, senate republicans unanimously elected him vice care of their conference following alaska senator's resignation from that post. also the senate republican's point person on health care. >> thank you. >> samuel is the new managing editor for congress. and national politics reporter for politico. we're going to start with you. >> congratulations on your leadership position. >> thank you. and let's get right to the question of the mid-terms and the expectations that republicans seem to have that this
earlier this year to take effect this week. joining us is the secretary of health and human services, kathleen sebelius. health and human services is the agency responsible for implementing much of the law. here with us are two reporters, susan of reuters and janet of "the wall street journal". they will begin the questioning. guest: we heard grim numbers on thursday with more americans living in poverty and now nearly 51 million without health insurance. that is up from last year. what can be done about this? it does not seem that people are getting the health care they need right now. need right now. guest: i do not think there is any question that the economy has taken a huge toll on the numbers of insured americans. and we are seeing that as a direct correlation as people lost their jobs, they lost their health coverage. that is what the president talked about last year. we had 15,000 people a month losing health insurance. and some of those were voluntary exit from the market when they were buying insurance on their own. a lot of them was employer- related insurance where they l
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